FROM THE FIELD: Changing world, changing families

UN Women/Ruth McDowall Women in Makola market in Accra, Ghana, benefit from childcare services. (December 2018)

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations.


The world is changing rapidly and so are families according to the United Nations gender-focused agency, UN Women.

The agency’s Progress of the World’s Women 2019-2020: Families in a Changing World, says that traditional perception of men as the heads of household is no longer relevant and modern families take many different forms.

Taking that into account, UN Women is urging that laws and policies should reflect that new reality.

Read more here about how families around the world are changing.

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